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ahead on this wednesday morning. thanks for joining us. i am megan pringle. >> i am charley crowson. we begin with breaking news out of big bear lake california. the search for christopher dorner could be possibly over. authorities believe this manhunt could be over after a stand off and shoot out between the man believed to being christopherdorner and them took place at the cabinan it went up in flames ending a week long manhunt that could result in four people dead including two police officers and the two people related to a los angeles county police officer as well. abc2 news is live with more out of los angeles. jim, what do you know. >> reporter: a massive man hadn't appears to be over after police corner a suspected killer in a california cabin. the charred body was found inside the debris of a big bear california cabin. authorities have to wait to positively confirm the remains as christopher dorner. >> it is difficult to identify
the remains of someone in a building and that could take days or possibly weeks to do a department n amount analysis or -- dna analysis depending on the condition of the body. >> reporter: a man matching dorner's description was spotted by a california fish and game officer. >> the warden in front realized -- noticed a white truck driving erratic radcally at a high rate of speed -- eradically at a high rate of speed he was drawn to this and looked at the driver and recognized him as a suspect. >> reporter: the warden bandoning the. >> carl: jacking another and taking off into the woods -- abandoning the car, car jabbing another and take off into the woods. >> law enforcement agencies is is a brotherhood and that is difficult day for law enforcement. >> reporter: a s.w.a.t. team stormed the cabi and smock -- cabben and smoke devices weredetonated.
attorney was out to avenge his fire -- investigators say he was out to avenge his firing. he gunned down a officer involved in the termination hearing and her fiancee. police say they will leave no stone unturned that may have aest is dorner. reporting -- assisted dorner. reporting live, jim spellman now back to you. >> stay with us at twitter at abc2 news for the latest as it becomes available. now, maryland's most accurate forecast. >> all right. let's check out what's going on as we head throughout the day. we have a winter weather advisory that goes into effect at 7 and we can see it for the one lone county cecil county as we go through the day. we will see rain switching over to snow by the evening. so it's at 7:00 until 3:00 tomorrow morning. so storm morning at this time
we could be dealing with slick roadways. this morning not so much. satellite and radar picking up on what's going on at home. not a whole lot. we have the clouds increasing throughout the day. but this is a system to the south that will begin to work et cetera way in here. we can see the counter clock -- its way in here. we can see the counterclockwise spins the purples and blues mixing in. it's cold on the backside of the system and by tomorrow morning we could see snow across the area. temperatures this morning, coming in at 30 degrees in hunkton. good morning timonium 38. 32 at the airport and and -- monkton. good morning to timonium at 38. 32 at the airport. this is what to expect as you head through the rest of the day. temperatures coming into the 40s by the afternoon. so we will start you out with rain showers across the area. and then switch over to snow later tonight especially by tomorrow morning. let's check the timesaver traffic with lauren cook. >> reporter: the main topic on facebook is the snow. i don't want it but most people
on facebook seem to. well if you are traveling on 95 here in harford county, no delays. it's going to be clear from route 152 all the way down to white marsh and as we check in and look live at 695, here in parkville, traffic is moving along. no delays whatsoever and as you travel outer loop from 95 all the way up to 83. that stretch will take you 11 minutes and looking at the other abc2 timesaver traffic drive times the jfx is going to be free of any delays heading downtown. you are looking at an 11 minute ride southbound from the beltway down to east fayette street and everything up to speed through the fort mchenry tunnel taking 8 minutes to travel northbound on a 95 from the beltway all the way to the toll plaza. that's a look at your morning commute. now over to you. news time 4 minutes after 6. we have more on a developing story. we are learning more about a police officer training who was -- trainee who was shot in the head and how he is doing this morning. linda so is live at shock
trauma. >> reporter: the officer underwent surgery last night and remains in stable but very grave condition. we are told the officer was shot in the head during the training exercise. still a. lot of unanswered -- still, a lot of unanswered questions. in the meantime, police commissioner has suspend all training exercises until the investigation is complete. the officer trainee was shot by a baltimore city police instructor during the training exercise in owings mills yesterday afternoon. the police commissioner would not say why live rounds were being used during the session. the injured officer works for the university of maryland as a campus police officer. he is in his 40s and this was his first police job which he started back in july. commissioner says all training operations will be suspended until he gets answers. >> i will probably have more questions than you and it will take sometime to get the answers to the questions. >> reporter: the chief surgeon at shock trauma says the officer is in stable but grave
condition after surgery last night. the family is asking that we not release his name. maryland state police will be handling the investigation. linda so, abc2 news. on this morning pope benedict xvi presided at ash wednesday services. this is a live look at what's going on in rome as we speak. this was likely the pope's last ash wednesday address and it was also going tonight last public speaking event coming in rome. the venue changed after the pope did come in to make has announcement of retirement ending in the month. he told the faithful he was stepping down "for the good of the church." this is the first time we are hearing from him since the surprise announcement two days ago. today president obama hits the road to drum up support for his programs to help the middle class. he is going to make a stop in asheville north carolina. these are proposals that he brought up in his state of the anion a-- union address last night including a plan to raise the minimum wage and find work
for 12.3 million unemployed americans. >> it's our unfinished task to make sure this government works on behalf of the many. not just the few. let's declare in the wealthiest nation on earth, no one who works full-time should have to live in poverty. >> president obama said that none of the ideas proposed in his speech would increase the deficit by what he called a single dime. imagine what it was like for students on the campus of the university of maryland college park hearing two of their classmates were dead and another injured. then we find out it was a result of a murder-suicide and details are still coming out on this wednesday morning. sherrie johnson has more on dayvon green the man police say was the gunman that shot two house mates and turn the gun on a himself. >> reporter: it's been a very difficult time for the studentsand staff. 125 people turned out last night at a vigil at the university chapel as the campus tries to come together in the difficult time. family members of dayvon green
say he suffered from mental illness and his family lives in the rosedale neighborhood in baltimore. police are trying to figure out the exact illness and what medication he was taking. the university officials say that green was not treated for mental illness at their health care facilities nor were they aware of his condition. police say he is the gunman who killed one of his roommates and injured another before killing himself outside the college park home on tuesday. all three were student at the university of maryland. green was a graduate student. police say the 9 millimeter handgun used in the killing was bought legally in baltimore county. he had the handgun in his waistband at the time of theshooting. the atf is looking at the stash of weapons he fiend a fully load semi-automatic weapon discovered in a long bag. -- he had a fully loaded semi- automatic weapon discovered in
the long bag and a machete and baseball bat. >> reporter: maryland law states a person with mental illness can't possess a firearm. a state task force is studying the issue and will recommend changes to the law. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. a family -- her family says she was addicted to soda. >> but did a mother of 8 die from drinking too much coke? that is bizarretory. and -- story. and can -- >> and can taking folic acid reduce the risk of your child being autistic. >> they wanted to get back into the classrooms. see the work hundreds of teens in the parts of the east took. >> a clouds increasing ahead of a system bringing us rain and snow. but we have another system. i will detail that coming up. >> reporter: here in howard county, there are no delays on interstate 70 at columbia pike. i will let you know what
traffic looks like on 95, 83 and 695 all coming up on good morning maryland. >> nine minutes after 6. this is a live picture of new york city's sometime square. -- times square. let's go up there for today's tech bites. >> reporter: in today's tech bites a busy day for apple ceo tim cook. he sat near the first leady because his company will start making computers in the u.s. earlier in the day, cook told san francisco conference he "bullish on invasion at apple." netflix is teaming with up dream works to create an original children's series based on turbo which will follow the adventures of a snail who lives race cars. and soon be easier to learn how to snow board. the street board hand control system allows beginers to stop and slow down as needed. smart phone maker vir2 is offering a 10,000 dollar smart phone covered with titanium and
new for you this morning super storm sandy is expected to be the second costliest psych clone in our u.s. history damage is estimated at 50 billion dollar. hurricane katrina tops the list at 108 billion. sandy battered the northeast and was blamed for 72 deaths from maryland to new hampshire. more than 600,000 homes in new york and new jersey were damaged or destroyed. one community has come up with a clever way to clear all the snow after a weekend
blizzard. water bury connecticut is hiring students and adults to shovel walkways. there are 32 schools in the city and none have been touched since the storm. they have a lot of cleanup. hundreds of people turned out to help. >> everything in the house for 4 days straight without school andi wanted to come help. >> kid and adults will get paid minimum wage. it turns out to be 8:25 an hour and it will come out of the police activity league provides a sense of community. you get to meet your neighbors and have fun. >> get people getting involved. throughout the course of the morning we like talking to you on facebook. i just asked this morning pro snow and no snow. >> i told you. >> scroll. >> i know. >> snow. snow. snow. snow. snow. >> you are preaching to the choir. i know about it. >> lost people want it. >> you -- a lot of people want it. >> exactly. when they talk about they want
snow they want blizzard like snow. >> and i want to say thank you to our friend brenda saying we need at least one good day stopping snow being a blizzard. there you go. >> exactly. not going to get it on this go around. it looks like the clippers that came through the past week. but you know what, we are going to be dealing with the fact that more snow is going to be coming in here as we go towards the evening. as we go into tomorrow morning, on the backside of it, we are going to get snow across the area. so let's break it down for you. satellite and radar picking up on rain now. this is courtesy of an area of low pressure disturbance coming through the area. and seeing the cold weather on the backside. so mixing in portions of illinois right now and also kentucky. we are seeing this straight rain along north carolina. and tennessee this morning. all this will move towards us as we go through time. this is what it looks like at the surface. we have the area of low pressure. that's the one that's going to be moving in as we go into the afternoon bringing us rain
switching to snow as we go through the evening. and then on the backside we will have more snow by tomorrow morning. we look at abc2's most accurate future trend it picks up what's going on. watching the rain-snow line. that's always the name. as we check out what's going on in terms of prohe greg of this, well -- progression of this, on the backside we have snow prevailing and slick roads early tomorrow morning. so it's going to be a dicey commute then and today, take advantage of the dry roadways because we have change in the forecast. we look at the planner 45 degrees will be the high temperature today. and with that temperature coming in at 45, the roads are going to be warm. so not a whole lot accumulating on the roads. maybe slushy accumulations but maybe snow one to three inches along the grassy surfaces. we look at the 7-day forecast and look at cupid, he has his arrow and we will see what happens on thursday many we dry out nicely throughout the day and windy and cold for the weekend. let's check the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. >> reporter: good morning.
i can't believe we are talking about snow again. it was so warm yesterday. well if you are heading out on 95, no delays here at 195. you won't have problems traveling from howard county all the way to downtown baltimore. 695 is really starting to slow down as we check in and look live at the west side at liberty road, the problem is going to be the outer loop. there's 4-minute delay as you travel from 795 down to 70. and nice and clear conditions on the east side as we pull up the abc2 timesaver traffic drive times. an 11-minute ride on outer loop from 95 up to 83. and the inner loop will be clear from towson to 95. head being downtown, the jfx is nice and clear. it's going to take 12 minutes traveling south from the beltway to east fayette street. that's a look at your morning commute. now over to you. 17 minutes after 6. we have important news for all you expectant moms taking folic acid may help reduce the risk of autism in children. researchers in norway look at
data from 85,000 pregnancies and found women who took the supplement four weeks before pregnancy and through the 8th week of presence pregnancy were 39% less lockly to have a child that was born -- likely to have a child born and diagnosed with autism. tomorrow is valentine's day. it's tough to tell if any aphrodiasiacs exist some items are better than other when it come to stimulating your senses. >> hot petter hot chilis and hot nights. that lynn crease the situation by increasing -- that will increase the situation and increasing the blood flow and exciting nerves. >> brush are teeth because ityou will clear the room if you are not careful. ginger root can help the circulatory system and zinc and magnesium. nothing says love like magnesium and almonds provide a natural energy boost. wondering what treats to
get for your valentine's sweetie a registered dietitian says do all that but you can be healthy and has ideas saying dark chocolate over fruit is a great option and yogurt parfait is is a great dessert after the dinner and the add nutrition top it off with nuts because there's health benefits as far as that goes. >> they agree almonds and nuts. zinc and potassium. >> double the benefits. baseball star gets -- a baseball star gets a huge honor. >> how a sports marketing group covered the field with the image of prince fielder. >> the bigger the celebration the bigger the cleanup. work done to restore new orleans to normalcy after mardi gras. >> let's look live at how it looks after the parades. pretty quiet but what you can see is a lot of trash. they will have a lot of cleanup today because they estimate about 8,000 tons of trash are on the streets in new orleans
it's 6:23. a giant honor for a baseball star. >> prince fielder is on a 90 foot tall baseball card. take a look. >> for me it's really cool. you know. you always dream as a kid to be on a baseball card let alone the one the size of a basketball court so it's pretty cool to see. i am very excited and very honored. >> and this is very cool for prince fielder because he is the son of cecil fielder who was a first base man for the tigers and he is the first baseman for the franchise. >> presty cool. it's time for caption this where viewers sent in pictures and we post them to the facebook page and allow you to
caption themed of today picture is one of my favorites. look at this the dogs snoozing generating aton of comments. one person brought in wake us when the westminster best in show. and janet who sells bored now football season is over. i am sure people here in baltimore. keep your captions coming and i need photos to use this week so e-mail yours to email@example.com. post it on my abc2 facebook page as well. over to you. >> thanks. 6:24 right now. and the party is over and now it's time to clean up. crews in new orleans have 5500 barricades and so much trash to collect. the carnival season ended the the stroke the midnight and they are no doubt sleeping in this morning. on katie a country music extravaganza. guests include connie britain reba mcintyre and chris young. here's a preview of what you
will see. &. >> i haven't said this but i married my sister and got my marriage license. >> i thought that was the wholedifferent situation. >> really? >> i was like seriously? >> really. >> no it was -- >> i was thinking incest thing. you official aid. >> i official aid her -- youofficiateed. >> i officiateed the ceremony>> funny. >> glad i it can my foot in my mouth. >> you can't make that up. >> stereotypes exist and coming from katie isn't she from west virginia? >> i think so. he think so. she went to the university of virginia. >> careful. all the information is on the screen right there. catch that show at 4 right here on abc2. one popular coffee company has a new brew for the military. >> starbucks is expanding. the company from land to sea. we will have details ahead.
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house mates. >> minimum wage addressed and president took aim at gun violence. >> there's a warning drinking more than two gallons of soda a day could kill you. that is 24 cans of pop and what health experts are saying about the bizarre death. stoty you have to hear thanks for being with us i am charley croweson. >> i am megan pringle. a lot to talk about as far as the news but also the weather. here a meteorologist lynette charles. >> we are dry but going through time we will be seeing wet weather rolling in here many we will start off with rain. we can see that to the south and a makeed precipitation and sleet and snow mixing in beginning to work its way in here going through the overnighttime frame and we will end all on snowy conditions heading into tomorrow. so, wrapping up slick roadways tomorrow morning. but for this morning, not so much. we are nice and dry. we have a winter weather advisory because of the